Season 34, Episode 3 Talking Heads: The Hand of God

First Aired: October 31, 2004

Eileen Atkins plays a dour antique dealer who gets her fingers burned in “Talking Heads: The Hand of God,” a dark monologue by Alan Bennett. Atkins plays Celia, who suspects the worst in everyone, and knows---just knows---what they're up to. Then a young man walks into her shop and says he's interested in a refectory table that she has been trying to unload. Following “The Hand of God” is another monologue, in which Bennett recalls his childhood.

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  • Premiered: January 10, 1971
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: PBS's longest running (and most honored) dramatic series is an Anglophile's delight, featuring British adaptations of literary classics and original works. The first `Masterpiece' was `The First Churchills,' and since then it has won nine Peabodys and 29 E… (more)

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